CEO INSIGHTS

First Rule of M&A: Look at the People, Not the Numbers

In this edition of our Corporate Competitor Podcast, RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos sat down with longtime Sports Illustrated Associate Editor Don Yaeger to discuss how running track and his SWAT experience shaped his leadership.

Are You Ready For Post-Pandemic Inflation?

We haven’t hit hyperinflation yet, but it’s a glimmer ahead. Make sure you’re prepared.

Why Where Matters When Going Remote

Where your employees and contractors live and work could have unforeseen and, in some cases, significant implications for your business. Here's what to ask your HR people now.

Overcoming Your Own Biases

As leaders and mentors, we must recognize that we all have these tendencies—but we can overcome them. Some practical recommendations.

Helping Workers Deal With ‘Covid Stockholm Syndrome’

One of the best ways leaders can support employees in adjusting as the workplace returns to a post-Covid rhythm is to keep in place the changes that worked to everyone's benefit.

The Turnover Tsunami Is Real

If you have a business strategy that’s reliant on people, but you don’t have a serious people strategy, that’s a big problem. People are an enterprise risk—and CEOs and boards need to view them that way.

7 Tips For Returning Employees Safely To The Workplace 

By taking proactive steps to improve employee safety during this transition, leaders can lay the foundation of trust and collaboration that will be a competitive advantage—even after the pandemic is over.
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3 Smarter Steps To Ensure Your Talent Development Plans Actually Add Value

So how do you make sure leadership development enhances the business? Duke Energy's Deanne Kissinger offers a quick take.

Women Think Differently: Here’s How It Will Save Our Future 

When it comes to problem-solving, decision-making and communication, men and women approach each in unique ways. Combining the two will empower us as a species.  

How To Say Thank You To Your People

Gratitude doesn’t have to be complex to be powerful. Dr. Bob Nelson, author of 1,501 Ways to Reward Employees, offers seven simple tips.

The Evolving CEO-CHRO Partnership

A new survey highlights where CEOs and CHROs are on the same page—and where they’re not. The upshot? There’s room for improvement.

Driving Change When There Isn’t A Crisis

Executing during an emergency is a rush but the bigger test comes when you must execute vital change outside of adversity. How to do it? Pressurize the system.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

July Poll Finds CEO Confidence Rebounding To Multi-Year High 

Chief Executive’s latest poll of U.S. CEOs finds surging optimism, as buoyant consumer demand and return-to-office policies swamp inflation worries. 
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EY’s Kristy Ingram: ‘Your Professional Identity Is Yours To Lose and Rebuild’

In this episode of our Corporate Competitor Podcast, Ernst & Young’s Global Leader for Athlete Programs discusses why organizations can benefit from helping former athletes transition to the corporate world.

The Remarkable Power of Gratitude

In the post-Covid rough-and-tumble battle for top talent, gratitude and recognition are essential leadership tools—perhaps the essential leadership tools.

Thank You: Honoring The CEOs And The System That Saved The World

Without them, without their efforts, our nation, our world, would be in a far worse place. That isn’t hyperbole. That is a fact.

Leaders, Don’t Squander This Moment

The determining factor among the CEOs who win the talent war and those that lose will be how they handle work-life alignment issues and virtual team fatigue in the new hybrid or fully back-to-the-office environment. A four-step strategy.

Is Your Front Office Driving Customers Away?

If so, it's probably not just a front office problem. As CEO, you can reinforce a three-step approach to ensure your front line is keeping customers happy.

BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's annual Best & Worst States for Business raking.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.